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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Diabetes Control

In the last year, have you had a hospitalization or emergency visit because of your diabetes?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,653 129 5.4 4.3- 6.8 2,524 94.6 93.2-95.7
-Eastern NC 976 58 6.0 4.3- 8.2 918 94.0 91.8-95.7
GENDER
Male 363 24 6.1 3.8- 9.6 339 93.9 90.4-96.2
Female 613 34 5.8 3.7- 9.0 579 94.2 91.0-96.3
RACE
White 558 24 4.2 2.4- 7.2 534 95.8 92.8-97.6
African American 332 27 8.3 5.3-13.0 305 91.7 87.0-94.7
Other Minorities 83 7 7.0 3.0-15.3 76 93.0 84.7-97.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 4 8.3 2.8-22.2 30 91.7 77.8-97.2
Non-Hispanic 938 54 5.9 4.2- 8.2 884 94.1 91.8-95.8
AGE
18-24 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
25-34 24 0 0.0 . - . 24 100 . - .
35-44 74 3 4.9 1.5-14.5 71 95.1 85.5-98.5
45-54 165 14 8.1 4.2-15.1 151 91.9 84.9-95.8
55-64 267 11 6.5 3.2-12.8 256 93.5 87.2-96.8
65-74 259 16 5.3 3.0- 9.1 243 94.7 90.9-97.0
75+ 176 14 7.0 3.9-12.3 162 93.0 87.7-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 25 8.6 5.5-13.3 211 91.4 86.7-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 308 14 5.6 2.8-10.7 294 94.4 89.3-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 250 9 3.9 1.4-10.2 241 96.1 89.8-98.6
College Graduate 181 9 5.5 2.7-10.7 172 94.5 89.3-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 184 18 10.9 5.6-20.0 166 89.1 80.0-94.4
$15,000- 24,999 194 12 7.8 4.2-13.8 182 92.2 86.2-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 125 6 5.4 2.2-12.7 119 94.6 87.3-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 132 7 5.7 2.0-15.4 125 94.3 84.6-98.0
$50,000-74,999 88 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 86 98.3 92.9-99.6
$75,000+ 111 3 3.1 1.0- 9.3 108 96.9 90.7-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 588 47 8.5 5.9-12.1 541 91.5 87.9-94.1
No 379 11 2.5 1.3- 4.8 368 97.5 95.2-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 189 8 3.0 1.4- 6.2 181 97.0 93.8-98.6
Non-Veteran 786 50 6.8 4.8- 9.6 736 93.2 90.4-95.2

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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